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Neb's Abdullah, after another 200-yard game, receives B10 offensive honor 3rd time in 5 weeks


LINCOLN, Nebraska — Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the offensive player of the week in the Big Ten for the third time in five weeks.

Abdullah, who leads the nation in rushing yards and is second in yards per game, ran for 208 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in Saturday's 45-14 win over Illinois. He had 196 yards in the first half.

Abdullah has three 200-yard rushing games this season and four in his career.

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